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HOW MANY WAIRARAPA PEOPLE DIED?

The following list is adapted from Geoffrey Rice's book, Black November.

 

 

  Maori deaths Non-Maori deaths Total Deaths
       
Pahiatua County  
6
8
14
Pahiatua
11
11
Akitio County
4
4
Eketahuna County and Town
1
8
9
Mauriceville County
4
4
Masterton County
8
25
33
Masterton
53
53
Castlepoint County
1
2
3
Wairarapa South County
6
1
7
Carterton
15
15
Featherston County
18
18
36
Greytown
11
11
Martinborough
8
8
Featherston Military Camp
177
177
 
TOTAL
40
360
400

Rates of death per 1000 of population

 

Maori                           45.77

Non-Maori                    9.38       

Featherston Camp   22.69

 
 

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